Family Medicine for America's Health

Updates

September 2018 Update

Collaborating to Increase Student Choice of Family Medicine. On August 30-31 the FMAHealth Workforce Education & Development Team along with sponsoring family medicine organizations participated in a kick-off event for a new collaboration to increase student choice of family medicine. This shared goal for student choice of family medicine aims to increase the percentage of […]

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August 2018 Update

2018 AAFP Health Equity Fellowship – Call for Applications Opening Soon!  The Family Medicine for America’s Health (FMAHealth) Health Equity Team and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) are excited to announce the development of a jointly sponsored inaugural Health Equity Fellowship program launching this fall. Two fellows will be selected to participate in […]

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July 2018 Update

Primary Care Innovators Network at DPC Summit The Primary Care Innovators Network (PCIN) held a standing room only pre-conference workshop prior to the kickoff of the Direct Primary Care (DPC) Summit in Indianapolis, IN on July 13. The pre-conference offered self-insured employers and family medicine practices an opportunity to each learn what the other needs […]

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Preceptor Expansion Initiative Action Plan

Update from STFM To combat the difficulty that primary care clerkships have obtaining and retaining quality clinical training sites, the FMAHealth Workforce Tactic Team launched a project to address this challenge – the Preceptor Expansion Initiative – and the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) stepped forward to take the lead on implementation. STFM and other […]

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June 2018 Update

Putting Practice Transformation Tools to Work.  FMAHealth’s Payment and Practice Teams are working with the AAFP’s Division of Practice Advancement to determine how to expand the use of payment and practice improvement tools and resources developed by the AAFP and FMAHealth. In early June the two FMAHealth Tactic Teams met with AAFP staff and with […]

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May 2018 Update

Advancing Health Equity Workshop Exceeds Expectations.  FMAHealth’s Health Equity Tactic Team led an exciting Pre-Conference Workshop: Family Medicine: Advancing Health Equity at the AAFP’s combined Annual Chapter Leader Forum (ACLF) and National Conference of Constituency Leaders (NCCL) last month. The workshop engaged the audience in thoughtful and energetic group discussions designed to equip family medicine’s […]

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April 2018 Update

Increasing Investment in Primary Care. Increasing Investment in Primary Care is the major focus of FMAHealth’s collaboration with the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) in 2018. The partnership will continue throughout the year, leading up to the PCPCC’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C. on November 8th, with an action planning multi-stakeholder workshop to follow […]

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March 2018 Update

Health Equity Workshops to be held at AAFP’s ACLF & NCCL Conferences. Attendees of next month’s 2018 AAFP National Conference of Constituency Leaders (NCCL) and Annual Chapter Leader Forum (ACLF) in Kansas City, MO are encouraged to participate in two sessions led by members of the FMAHealth Health Equity Tactic Team. On April 25th the […]

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February 2018 Update

New Public Member Named to ADFM Board.  This just in from ADFM: The Association of Departments of Family Medicine (ADFM), in collaboration with Family Medicine for America’s Health (FMAHealth), is conducting an exciting two-year pilot by adding a public member to the ADFM Board of Directors. Given that patient engagement and the patient’s experience of […]

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